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Address: Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 6325272961
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila....

Intramuros, "The Walled City," is the oldest district in Manila. This is what remains of the fortified city, which was the seat of power during Spanish Colonial times (1521-1898).

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Beautiful to see inside by tricycle, but watch the price!

We had a great time with our tricycle rider. He was awesome, took us to the places, was friendly and helpful, just great. Unfortunately there was a wee mix up... We heard php300... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Intramuros (literally "inside the wall") is a spectacular cultural experience to understand more about the history of Spanish influence on the Filipino people and the country that we now know as the Philippines. On entry, a large square provides a contrast between city hall and a key cathedral. Exploring beyond that first veneer, my favorite part of intramuros was the... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time with our tricycle rider. He was awesome, took us to the places, was friendly and helpful, just great. Unfortunately there was a wee mix up... We heard php300 for the tour, he charged us php1500 for 2.5hrs, 300 per half hour. Yeah, we got a bit ripped off, but paid the money and moved on... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Intramuros and San Agustin Church and the Manila Cathedral are all close. It makes for an interesting look into the history of the Philippines. Plan on only spending a two or three hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best and most touristy part of manila by far and yet these beautiful old crumbling buildings are left and are falling apart. With some TLC this area could look amazing once more with the Spanish colonial architecture. So many more tourists would come. However at the moment it's a must see because there isn't much else and this area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely old area is the highlight of a trip to Manila. The rest of Manila is busy and congested. So it was nice to wander the streets of Intramuros and enjoy the old buildings, the Fort, the churches. The wall is walkable in places and gives a glimpse of what it must have been in the past.

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Bacolod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the end of the river ferry and the old walled town of Manila. Not much survive but the old Spanish city Wall is walkable most of the Way to rizal Park, another Manila must do

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intramuros is an area surrounded by wall , spanish era about 15 century. The area inside still operate daily.there are san agustine church,chatedral of manila, goverment building, shops. Half day tour include fort santiago.walkable about 45 minutes from robinson place but you can take jeepney from mabini st at 7 pesos and stop around rizal park.it's near from there

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The santAugustine church is a unesco heritage. It's located inside the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They were refurbishing the place when we went but all in all it was a good visit. We did it on our own and used maps to visit all the attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intramuros is a place that must be on your list when in Manila. It is best covered by foot or the Kalesa (horse drawn carriage) I like walking around the area more that way you can see more and avoid the traffic as well. In this walled city the architecture and structures from the Spanish regime is well preserved including... More 

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